American Heart Association Scientific Statement Recommends Doctors Change Approach

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 05:00 AM EST

... Many doctors should change the way they prescribe pain relievers for chronic pain in patients with or at risk for heart disease based on accumulated evidence that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), with the exception of aspirin, increase risk for heart attack and stroke, according to an A [click link for full article] ...